Friday, June 21, 2024


“You may choose to look the other way, but you can never say again that you did not know.”

— William Wilberforce


32 Nursing Home Residents Die in COVID-19 Outbreak During Mass Vaccination Drive

elderly woman looking out window

Thirty-two residents have died in The Commons on St. Anthony, a nursing home in Auburn, Cayuga county, New York during  a COVID-19 outbreak that started at the end of December 2020. On Jan. 5, 2021, there were 130 residents, who tested positive for COVID-19 and, as of Jan. 11, there were 104 active coronavirus cases […]

New York Nursing Homes in Crisis During COVID-19 Pandemic

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On Mar. 25, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an order requiring nursing homes to accept on an expedited basis all new or returning residents with confirmed or presumed COVID-19 who are discharged from the hospital after being diagnosed as medically stable. The order states: No resident shall be denied re-admission or admission to […]

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